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Kampen om mellanöstern

Awni, Teba LU (2016) STVK02 20161
Department of Political Science
Abstract
This thesis is a case study about how Saudi Arabia’s and Iran's foreign policy have played a crucial role in forming the conflict in Syria from 2010 until today. Ever since the outbreak of the revolution in Syria, Saudi Arabia and Iran have been involved in Syria’s domestic policies. The purpose of this thesis is to examine how realism can be used to explain the power balance between the two countries and how they have used Syria to maximize their power in the region. A discussion about the religious situation in Syria will give a deeper understanding of the conflict. In addition to that I explain how Islam is used in this battle of power. The result show that Saudi Arabia’s and Iran’s involvement in Syria is merely a battle of power and... (More)
This thesis is a case study about how Saudi Arabia’s and Iran's foreign policy have played a crucial role in forming the conflict in Syria from 2010 until today. Ever since the outbreak of the revolution in Syria, Saudi Arabia and Iran have been involved in Syria’s domestic policies. The purpose of this thesis is to examine how realism can be used to explain the power balance between the two countries and how they have used Syria to maximize their power in the region. A discussion about the religious situation in Syria will give a deeper understanding of the conflict. In addition to that I explain how Islam is used in this battle of power. The result show that Saudi Arabia’s and Iran’s involvement in Syria is merely a battle of power and security between the two states. (Less)
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Awni, Teba LU
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STVK02 20161
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M2 - Bachelor Degree
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Swedish
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8873424
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2016-06-17 11:43:01
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  abstract     = {This thesis is a case study about how Saudi Arabia’s and Iran's foreign policy have played a crucial role in forming the conflict in Syria from 2010 until today. Ever since the outbreak of the revolution in Syria, Saudi Arabia and Iran have been involved in Syria’s domestic policies. The purpose of this thesis is to examine how realism can be used to explain the power balance between the two countries and how they have used Syria to maximize their power in the region. A discussion about the religious situation in Syria will give a deeper understanding of the conflict. In addition to that I explain how Islam is used in this battle of power. The result show that Saudi Arabia’s and Iran’s involvement in Syria is merely a battle of power and security between the two states.},
  author       = {Awni, Teba},
  language     = {swe},
  note         = {Student Paper},
  title        = {Kampen om mellanöstern},
  year         = {2016},
}